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Yarisely Benero

Yarisely Benero

Laredo, TX, US

 

About 

Skilled and creative Interior Designer with excellent graphic skills, specializing in color, texture and materials. Besides design, writing an interior design column (Espacios y Ambientes) for El Mañana Newspaper has been a creative outlet. 

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Benero Design, San Juan, PR, US, Interior Designer

Principal interior designer in charge of residential, commercial and retail interior design projects.

Jan 2009 - current
 

Pedini de Puerto Rico, Santurce, PR, US, Sales and Design

My duties were to assist in sales and design of kitchens, closets, wall units and furniture, produce CAD drawings, purchase orders, invoices, coordinating of deliveries and installations as well as preparing presentations and meeting with clients.

Jul 2012 - Oct 2012
 

Poliform, USA, San Juan, PR, US, Sales and Design Associate

Assisting in sales and design of Poliform line of furniture, kitchens and closets for high-end clients, mostly residential. Producing CAD drawings, purchase orders, invoices, coordinating deliveries and installations.

Jan 2011 - Jul 2012
 

Drake Design Associates, New York, NY, US, Junior Interior Designer

Junior interior designer for high end residential clients. Was part of a design team and some of my duties were preparing presentations, concept development, space planning, producing CAD drawings and specs, selecting fabrics, furnishings, lighting, color schemes, accessories, interfacing with vendors and clients, overseeing installations, following up on orders, producing purchase orders and budgets.

Nov 2007 - Sep 2008
 

JB&D Consultants, New York, NY, US, Temporary Architectural Consultant

Contract position as architectural consultant for Kondylis Design, in NYC. Duties included producing construction drawings and architectural specifications.

Aug 2007 - Oct 2007
 

Jonathan Adler Design Studio, New York, NY, US, Junior Interior Designer

Junior interior designer for high end residential clients. Some of my duties were preparing presentations, concept development, space planning, producing CAD drawings and specs, selecting fabrics, furnishings, lighting, color schemes, accessories, interfacing with vendors and clients, overseeing installations.

Oct 2006 - Jul 2007
 

Education 

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Masters, Interior Design

Aug 2002 - May 2006
 

Danmarks Designskole, Copenhagen, DK, Scandinavian Furniture Design

Student abroad summer program for Scandinavian Furniture Design.

Jun 2003 - Aug 2003
 

San Juan School of Interior Design, San Juan, PR, US, Interior Design

Professional Certificate in Interior Design.

Aug 1998 - May 2000
 

University of the Sacred Heart, Santurce, PR, US, Bachelors, Communications/ Visual Arts

Jan 1996 - May 1998
 

Awards 

Puerto Rico Designer's Home & Market Place 2013, Other

In it's third edition, was selected to design the Baby Girl Nursery of this Show house event, this time built in the old Borders' lot inside of Plaza Las Américas shopping mall, in San Juan, PR. It brought 6,555 people in during the month it was open to the general public.

2013
 

Home Decor Exhibit, Other

Participated in the annual Home Decor Exhibit in Plaza las Américas shopping mall in San Juan, Puerto Rico, presenting a brief lecture on the subject of Bricolage, on October of 2011.

2011
 

Puerto Rico Designer's Home, Other

Was selected to design one of 12 rooms (the Terrace) in a Designer's Show House, that was recreated in an empty lot inside the premises of Montehiedra Town Center (shopping mall), in San Juan, PR during the months of October and November of 2011. It was open to the general public and over 2,500 people visited the space. This event was organized by CODDI (Colegio de Diseñadores y Decoradores de Interiores de Puerto Rico), which is the entity that regulates the practice of Interior Design in Puerto Rico.

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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